A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,700
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$564
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%

De Witt Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    134
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    477
    525
  • Theft
    726
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    38
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$58,750
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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De Witt Reviews

1 review
DeWitt is a great small town that takes pride in its beautiful parks and its safety. With excellent nature trails and an old fashioned main street it is hard to resist the homey feeling you get anywhere in town. The residents are all so friendly and always willing to help out their neighbors. There are some historical aspects like the DeWitt Opera house, the historical museum, and the fact it's the birthplace of John Bloom. Along with the historical sites are many great new additions to the town. There are great new restaurants including Hall of Fame and Mezcal, as well as an amazing family-owned Chinese restaurant. Most of the business here in DeWitt are locally owned and greatly supported by residents. I see a bright future for DeWitt, especially with the high school. A few years ago the high school added two new gymnasiums, an auditorium, a high quality weight room, and redid the baseball and softball fields. Along with the new addition to the building, there is also a large amount of college courses offered giving students a great head start in furthering their education. While DeWitt is an amazing town there are a couple downfalls. The town is about 20-30 minutes away from big cities so many people commute to work, and property taxes are high. Overall I think DeWitt is a great town to live and raise a family.
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